CEC Faculty and Staff
Faculty and Staff

Michael Van Hilst, Ph.D.

Michael Van Hilst

Associate Professor
(954) 262-8346

Research Areas: Software development methods, process metrics and improvement, and information security.

Dr. Van Hilst has taught at Nova since 2010. Before that he was an Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University. He has 20 years of industry experience including HP Labs, IBM Research, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, where he worked on projects for NASA, the French government, and VP of Technology for a startup. Dr. Van Hilst has undergraduate and Master’s degrees from MIT and a PhD in computer science, with concentration in Software Engineering, from the University of Washington. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM, serves on program committees for IEEE conferences, and was a reviewer for NSF. He has written more than 50 articles and chapters, been cited more than 700 times, and has 1 patent.